Molly Bingham as Ensemble
Molly has been acting since she was in kindergarten but it wasn’t until 6th grade that she fell in love with being on stage. Her favorite roles include playing Wilamina Barfee in the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Juliet in Romeo and Juliet, Mrs. Which in A Wrinkle in Time, and being in the ensemble cast of Faces We Show, Faces We Hide. This is Molly’s first show with 6th Street Playhouse and she can’t wait to do more!
Olaya Ciccarelli-Bermudez as Ensemble
Olaya is excited to be performing in her third production at 6th Street Playhouse. She was most recently seen here as Rosalie in The Children’s Hour. Also at 6th Street Playhouse, she acted in A Christmas Story as Helen and performed the role of Laurie in Brighton Beach Memoirs at the Raven Performing Arts Theater. She loves acting, singing and tap-dancing with a passion. She moved from New York City in 2006, but her heart has never left Broadway.
Don Clancy as Ralph Sheldrake/Ensemble
Bio coming soon.
Anastasia Encarnacion as Ensemble
Anastasia is a multi-talented: actor, voice over artist, director, musician, instructor, conductor, composer, and Bachelor of Music Vocal Concentration cum laude graduate from SFSU with 35 years as a Bay Area vocal soloist, lead and character actor, and company member: Sonoma Theatre Alliance, Fairfax Theatre Company (FTC), Theater Artists of Marin, Marin Opera, Bay Area Youth Opera, Voices S.F., Contra Costa Musical Theater. She is a voice teacher, and vocal coach for FTC. Her passion: performing composers’/playwrights’ new works.
Patrice Evans as Ensemble
Patrice is very happy to be taking part in this Christmas classic with the beautiful music of Irving Berlin. A long time resident of Sonoma County, she has loved performing in many local venues. Most recently as Mrs. Squires in the SRJC production of The Music Man, as well as two Shakespeare Showcases and a musical Shakespeare Cabaret. She is passionate about music and has self produced three jazz vocal showcases and has traveled and sung in Vienna, Austria and Puerto Rico with the California Redwood Choral. Next summer: Italy!
Ian Gephart as Ensemble
Ian moved to Santa Rosa in September for a service year through the AmeriCorps and is honored to be partaking in his first ever professional show. His love for theater began in high school playing Lennie in Of Mice and Men. In June, he graduated from Seattle Pacific University’s business school having performed in shows such as Lost in Yonkers and Into the Woods on the side. This performance is dedicated to the countless lives impacted by the fires.
Sam Gleason as Ensemble
Samuel J. Gleason is an SRJC Theater Arts student and was in the ArtQuest Drama program at SRHS. Past credits include The Rocky Horror Show (Phantom), A Christmas Carol (Adolescent Ebenezer/Dick Wilkins), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Oberon Fairy), and originating the role of Levi Richards in Tamal Ko: A California Story. He is honored to be working with such a wonderful cast and crew on such an amazing production, and he hopes you enjoy the show!
Jacinta Gorringe as Martha Watson
Like Martha, Jacinta has been making her own comeback; recently as Worcester in Petaluma Shakespeare’s gender blind Henry IV, Part 1; at 6th Street: George M -Mrs. Grimaldi/Ma Templeton; Animal Crackers -Mrs. Rittenhouse; Mame–Agnes Gooch-S.C.A. Other roles: At the Cabaret Chat Noir- Rolande (American Theater Ventures); Camille- Prudence, Steel Magnolias-Clairee, Annie-Miss Hannigan (SRT); Neon Psalms-Barbara (Magic Theater); Evita-Mama Duarte (San Jose CLO), The Suicide-Morticia (P.C.P.A.); 50 Million Frenchmen-Gladys (42 nd St. Moon); Two By Two-Esther (Spreckles). She dedicates this performance to her sisters Rita, Berta, and Michelle.
Morgan Harrington as Judy Haynes
Inhabiting both opera and theater worlds, award-winning Bay Area soprano Morgan Harrington (Judy Haynes) is thrilled to be returning to 6th Street Playhouse for White Christmas! Recent local credits: Moth (FairyWorlds!), Cecily Pigeon (The Odd Couple), and Pamina (The Magic Flute). International programs: the Banff Centre’s Opera as Theatre Program (Canada), and the iSING! International Young Artists Festival (China), which included performances with the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, and a concert in Beijing at the Great Hall of the People. www.morganharrington.com.
Tim Hayes as Ezekiel/Ensemble
Tim has been acting on stage for over 60 years. He has also worked in feature film, television and radio commercials, and industrial film. One of the earliest members of Actors’ Theatre of Sonoma County (founded in 1984); he acted and directed (notably Stopping the Desert, The House of Yes, Kindertransport). He was director of educational programs there in the late 20th century, served as director of the TYA branch of Sonoma County Repertory Theater and founded and served as artistic director for Theater4.
Ariana LaMark as Rita/Ensemble
Ariana is thrilled to be making her onstage debut here at 6th Street Playhouse and couldn’t be happier to be helping bring this incredible holiday classic to the stage. Former roles include Mrs. Cohen (Rent), Ensemble (Sweeney Todd), and every few months she plays Mary Poppins at the Tudor Rose Tea Room’s Mary Poppins Etiquette Tea parties. Ariana is currently studying theater management at the Santa Rosa Junior College and hopes to manage theater and teach voice for a living.
Madison Lewis as Ensemble
Madison is in her seventh year of musical theater and is delighted to be in her first 6th Street Playhouse show. She recently performed as Fauna (Sleeping Beauty) and July (Annie) in the Youth in Arts Program at Spreckels Performing Arts Center. Other roles include Berthe (Pippin) at Cinnabar, Belle (Beauty and the Beast) and the Wicked Witch (The Wizard of Oz). She has also been also a featured soloist with the San Francisco Children’s Musical Theater and at the Disneyland Performing Arts Theater. After six years with Studio C Dance Academy, she now studies voice with Tina Lloyd Meals, dance with Natalie Makardish and acting with Denise Elia- Yen. She hopes to attend Marin School of the Arts when she enters ninth grade and NYU-Tisch for college. Madison thanks her parents, brother Zachary, her coaches and everyone at 6th Street Playhouse for this wonderful experience.
Nate Mercier as Ensemble
Nathaniel has performed all over the bay for 7+ years. He is currently studying with the NASM to be a personal trainer and working on an acting certificate at the SRJC. Some of his favorite roles he's prized include Don Price (Big Fish), Rocky (Rocky Horror), Chuck Cranston (Footloose), Sonny (Grease), and Ram (Heathers). He is also a former Disneyland cast member and is currently pursuing a TV/Film career with a San Francisco talent agency called Look Talent. He hopes you enjoy the show!
Sammi Natalini as Susan Waverly
Sammi Natalini is excited to be back at 6th Street Playhouse, where she was last seen in the School of Drama production The Heritage Project, as well as appearing twice in A Christmas Carol. Sofia also played Balloo in the 6th Street apprentice program's adaptation of The Jungle Book last summer. Sofia loves every aspect of theater and dreams of playing Glenda in Wicked or Angelica in Hamilton on Broadway. She hopes you enjoy the show.
Caleb Daniel Noal as Phil Davis
After a 10-year absence from 6th Street Playhouse and the Bay Area, Caleb is excited to make his return to play Phil Davis in Irving Berlin’s White Christmas. His theatrical credits include Flute/Thisbe in three separate productions of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Rod in Avenue Q, and J. Pierpont Finch in How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying. He studied musical theatre at Circle in The Square on Broadway under the tutelage of Therese Hayden, Theodore Mann and the late Philip Seymour Hoffman. He is an active playwright and musical theatre writer and has recently started work on his new musical A Pirate’s Wife for Me.
Emmi Noar as Ensemble
Emmaline has been acting at 6th Street Playhouse for a little over two years, but has been performing all her life. Her recent achievements include playing Tracy in Hairspray and Mrs. Potts in Beauty and the Beast, among others. She is grateful for the opportunity to perform in such a heartwarming show, with a wonderful cast, and she is looking forward to continuing her career at the Playhouse.
Brandy Noveh as Betty Haynes
Brandy is beyond excited to be performing in her first show with 6th Street! Originally from New Orleans, Brandy is a classically trained soprano with a rebellious streak. Proving that “Anything Goes” when it comes to her singing, this summer she could be seen belting and tap dancing as Reno Sweeney in Anything Goes with the Raven Players. Favorite roles include: Lily in The Secret Garden, Josephine in H.M.S. Pinafore, and Monica in Menotti’s opera, The Medium. After a long overdue absence from theater to focus on family and career, she is elated to see what this next chapter of life has in store.
Jon Rathjen as General Henry Waverly
Jon was first seen on stage in Sonoma in 1990 in rainbow-lycra-swim pants, bunny slippers, a bathing cap & straight-jacket (he was thinner and more active then). He has enjoyed roles donning a toga, a skunk-like pompadour, a peg leg and numerous pirate costumes. Last seen in 6th St Playhouse’s George M, Jon looks forward to wearing a sharp uniform and honoring our Veterans in this classic we may all learn or re-learn from.
Hillary St. John as Rhoda/Ensemble
Hillary is very excited to be back on the GK Hardt stage! She was last seen here playing the role of Ethel Levey in George M in June. She also played Cha Cha in Grease, Stella in Bonnie and Clyde, Gloria in Thoroughly Modern Millie. She was last seen onstage in Spreckles' Spamalot as the narrator. She wants to thank all of you for coming out and supporting the arts. I hope you enjoy this show!
Christopher Vettel* as Bob Wallace
Chris is happily making his 6th Street Playhouse debut. Chris' other credits include: Broadway/National Tour: Annie – 30th Anniversary Tour (Bert Healy), Sunset Boulevard – 2nd National (Cliff, Joe Gillis u/s), Radio City Christmas Spectacular Chicago/St. Louis (Santa Claus). Off-Broadway: Cactus Flower – Westside Theatre (Julian u/s), Wanda’s World – 45th Street Theatre (Spangles/Lemmings), Bay Area: A Minister's Wife – San Jose Rep (Morrell), The Homecoming – Capital Stage (Teddy), Little Women – Theatreworks (Prof Bhaer), Regional: Flight of the Lawnchair Man - Goodspeed Musicals (Lindbergh), Jekyll & Hyde - Papermill Playhouse (Rowdy/Hyde u/s). Chris has also appeared as a soloist with Opera Cleveland, Brooklyn Academy of Music and the Boston Symphony Orchestra in the final concert conducted by Leonard Bernstein. For more info, please visit www.chrisvettel.com or Chris Vettel Actor-Singer on Facebook.
*Denotes member of Actors' Equity Association